Neighbor’s envy, owner’s pride

"Neighbor's envy, owner's pride"!! Did it ring any bell? Yes, this was the tagline used for Onida TV advertisement in 1980s in India. This was quite a catchy slogan at that time, and surely, it worked for Onida. Well, I am not going to talk about the Onida televisions here, but, the phrase has a … Continue reading Neighbor’s envy, owner’s pride

Happily ever after – A short story

“Get out of my house”, he shouted, after hitting her hard on the face. She was crying inconsolably, her face wet with tears and fearful sweating, with his signature shining on her face in the form of his fingers’ impression. Her son was standing there too, quiet. Patriarchy had ruled that house for years, and … Continue reading Happily ever after – A short story

Whole Wheat Macadamia Nuts Chocolate Chip Cookies

Presenting my third recipe under "My Julie & Julia Project" for this year. For those who don't know, I have started this project under which I will be posting 100 recipes from my kitchen by the end of the year 2019. This is the Recipe #3. Here is the link to "My Julie & Julia … Continue reading Whole Wheat Macadamia Nuts Chocolate Chip Cookies

Eggless Whole Wheat Pistachio Cranberry Cake – No oil, no butter bake

Here comes my second recipe under "My Julie & Julia Project" for this year. For those who don't know, I have started this project under which I will be posting 100 recipes from my kitchen by the end of the year 2019. This is the Recipe #2. Here is the link to "My Julie & … Continue reading Eggless Whole Wheat Pistachio Cranberry Cake – No oil, no butter bake

Do you procrastinate? I do!!

As per dictionary definition, procrastination is delaying or postponing something, something that requires some action from your side. As simple as that. To be shamelessly truthful, I do procrastinate, many a times, for many things. Call me lazy, but yes, some things require us to take an action in life, but we keep on postponing … Continue reading Do you procrastinate? I do!!

Whole Wheat Chocolate Banana Cake – Healthy, Moist & Yummy

This is the first recipe I am posting under "My Julie & Julia Project" for this year. For those who don't know, I have started this project under which I will be posting 100 recipes from my kitchen by the end of the year 2019. This is the Recipe #1. I have chosen this recipe … Continue reading Whole Wheat Chocolate Banana Cake – Healthy, Moist & Yummy

Casa Loma, a Castle in Toronto – Straight out of a Fairy Tale

A recent visit to the famous Toronto city in Canada was one of a kind experience for us. The multi cultural city left us with ever lasting memories, some of which we were able to capture through our camera lens. It was the first week of April, the weather was pretty cold there (even though … Continue reading Casa Loma, a Castle in Toronto – Straight out of a Fairy Tale

How important is teaching self-worth to the kids?

"You are not good"!!, I said in a loud tone. "I am good", she replies back, in an equally loud tone. "No, you are not good at all!!", I screamed louder. "I am good", she had the same tone. Well, this is a snippet of the conversation I had with my daughter. Yes, you heard … Continue reading How important is teaching self-worth to the kids?

Julie & Julia – Starting my journey

Julie & Julia. Yes, I am talking about the famous movie, starring the ever oh-so-charming star Meryl Streep and the gorgeous Amy Adams. The movie is the first motion picture based on a blog. The first time when I watched that movie, I just fell in love with it. The movie shows the life of … Continue reading Julie & Julia – Starting my journey